We believe in creating an environment where you, our placement student, can learn and develop during your time with us and where you are given your own areas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one; encouraging you to bring your own ideas to the table and to give you the opportunity to show what you can really do.
At BMW Group Ireland, we’re proud of our office environment and achievements. We offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:
• Our work persona shift – being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency. For this reason, we allow our employees to express themselves through the way they dress.
• Flexible working hours- working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders maintain balance, not burnout, through focusing on output, not attendance.
• The opportunity to get involved with our continued support of our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.
BMW Financial Services and Alphera Financial Services offer our customers a choice of car finance options to help them get behind the wheel of a new or used car of their choice. We offer products to give our customer the option to own their car at the end of the agreement or just lease it. We put the customer at the heart of everything we do and offer a simple and transparent solution for all vehicle financing needs.
Based in Santry, we have 25 BMW Financial Services DAC employees and we are looking for a Project Intern to join our team.
The placement is for 13 months starting July 2024. You’ll be responsible for supporting the Quality and Process Improvement Manager and Project Manager with a wide range of projects within the BMW Financial Services office in Dublin. Supporting these projects will give you great insight into process improvement and project management and you’ll also gain exposure to all areas of the business working with stakeholders at all levels.
What awaits you?
Supporting the 2024 project landscape will involve:
Helping to document requirements from the business, customers and suppliers.
Organising meetings with the project teams and suppliers, capturing actions and updating action plans.
Coordinating and helping with testing.
Helping to train internal and external users on new systems.
Developing “go live” communications to go to internal and external users.
Helping to prepare updates for steering committees.
Remapping processes impacted by business projects on Symbio.
Supporting the Continuous Process Improvement workshops.
Establishing timelines and supporting communication plans to keep key stakeholders and the business in the loop with all the projects.
In addition you’ll learn how to produce regular management reporting.
Working towards a Bachelor's Business, Project Management or relevant degree and on track to graduate with a 2:2 or higher.
Strong communication, influencing and facilitation skills.
Ability to adapt working approach depending on specific requirements, prioritise activities work under pressure, multi-task and solve problems.
Confidence to challenge the status quo and put forward suggestions for improvement.
Ability to work at both a detailed and high level and able to work on own initiative (with support/mentoring as required).
Did you know?
As a part of the BMW Group, a career with BMW Financial Services Ireland can offer long term opportunities for growth and development locally, nationally and internationally. The BMW Group invests in its employees and boasts a positive and supportive culture and flexible working environment. Our offices in Santry are a great place to work with good people and exciting, engaging and industry leading brands.
We offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:
• Our work persona shift – being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency and reduces wasted energy. For this reason we allow our employees to express themselves through the way they dress. • Flexible working hours - working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders maintain balance, not burnout, through focusing on output, not attendance. • The opportunity to get involved with our continued support to our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year. • Throughout our offices there are open creative spaces which hold facilities such as table-tennis tables to encourage innovation and employee engagement.
Why Choose Us?
Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of €28,000, 23 days' holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme.
Rewarding work-life balance – contracted working hours are 37.5 hours a week. Our hot desk policy means we encourage flexible working where business needs allow it (i.e. working from home).
What do you need to do now?
If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.
The next stages of the recruiting process could include: online testing, video interview and then a face-to-face, telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.
We operate rolling recruitment; this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
Please ensure that you complete all the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role-relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.
To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the Republic of Ireland.
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st January 2024